Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - North Austin Campus - OB Labor & Delivery, LDRP
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - North Austin Campus - OB Labor & Delivery, LDRP
Job ID: 403164
Department: ATXNC LDRP
Talent Area: Registered Nurse
Full/Part Time: Full time
Shift: Two Shifts Available: Full Time Days 7a-7p or Full Time Nights 7p-7a
About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.
Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are looking for someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position you’ll provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family-centered principles and cost-effective care. We need someone who can collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Bachelor's degree in nursing or other degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement
Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact and BLS certification are required
1 year of professional nursing experience
The ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills, good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of unit-specific equipment, and knowledge of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, and interdisciplinary collaboration
Previous L&D and LDRP experience highly preferred!
Perform and document assessments of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs
Collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
Analyze situations, anticipate potential problems, and detect changes in patient status
Identify each patient’s needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status, and pain management
Develop an individualized plan of care based upon the nursing assessment and re-prioritize and change as necessary
Determine which standards of care and practice apply to the patient and coordinate among other health team members as appropriate
Participate in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences
Execute therapeutic physician or nurse interventions according to established standards
Evaluate and document the patient’s response to the care provided and recognize their progress towards the desired outcome
Identify actual/potential barriers to learning and utilize various teaching strategies to overcome them as appropriate
Act as a resource in educating new employees/team members
Participate in achieving hospital/unit goals, structures, and priorities
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
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